Junior Golf – Coaching

With a strong history of producing both leading amateurs and touring professionals, RAGC understands the important role that juniors play within the club and maintains a strong focus on it’s Junior Development Pathway, where our international team of golf professionals and member volunteers play an active role in ensuring the best experience for each young golfer.

RAGC is proud to offer our junior members with a progressive pathway of coaching programs to develop their golf skills and love of the game. The pathway is overseen by our Director of Golf, Chris Crocker (PGA of Australia member & SA Chair) & administered by Junior Golf Co-ordinator, Matt Antell (Golf Australia coach & Advanced member of the UK PGA). It is delivered by our Teaching Professionals Matt Antell & Tony Christie, with support from our dedicated member volunteers.

RAGC Junior Development Pathway

1. RAGC ‘SQUAD TRAINING’ SESSIONS

RAGC competes in a range of statewide inter-club events including Junior Pennant; McMillan Shield and MyGolf Junior League. Players selected by the committee to represent the club are invited to respective squad training sessions with our PGA Professionals in the weeks prior to each event.

Time: TBC. Cost: FREE. Registration: by invitation only.

2. RAGC ‘HIGH PERFORMANCE’ PROGRAM

Our ‘High Performance’ Program is open to members (single figures or better) who are striving to represent RAGC while competing at a state/national level. Players on this program benefit from high-level training with other elite players and a holistic program of technical, tactical and mental coaching and under the guidance of our PGA Professionals.

Time: Saturday’s 0900-1030. Cost: $150/term (8 weeks). Registration: Member golf booking page

3. RAGC ‘JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT’ PROGRAM

Our ‘Junior Development’ program is open to all RAGC junior members who have achieved (and are looking to improve upon) their GA handicap. The weekly ‘Junior Development’ clinics focus on enhancing the competency of each player’s technical and tactical skills to improve their on-course play, under the guidance of our PGA Professionals.

Time: Saturdays‘s 1100-1200. Cost $100/term (8 weeks). Registration: Member golf booking page

4. RAGC ‘MYGOLF’ PROGRAM

‘MyGolf’ is Golf Australia’s national program aimed at providing primary aged children with the perfect introduction to the game. Open to members and non-members alike, our weekly ‘MyGolf’ clinics are delivered by our PGA Professionals who, supported by our member volunteers, use a game-based approach to introduce children to the technical skills of golf in readiness to play on the course.

Time: Saturday’s 1300-1400. Cost: $100/term (8 weeks). Registration: Golf Australia MyGolf portal

The Royal Adelaide Golf Club is the home of Adelaide’s premier Australian PGA coaches dedicated to ensuring Junior golfers reach their golfing potential. 

More information on our golf professionals can be found here